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Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants

Aug. 22, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After watching the Cubs waste a couple of leads, Kris Bryant felt a loss was almost inevitable. That quickly changed with one swing by the Chicago slugger. Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a...

Hamels returns to form, helps Cubs beat Giants 5-3

Aug. 21, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels is searching for his usual form. It's a work in progress. He found a way Tuesday night. Hamels pitched six innings for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants. "It's just kind of the baby steps and getting back to...

Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5

Aug. 16, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper knows everyone in the dugout and ballpark expects him to get clutch hits in moments just like this. Boy, he crushed it. Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5...

Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5

Aug. 15, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep. Harper delivered his biggest hit yet in his first season with the Phillies, celebrating while...

Hittin' season: Harper, Phils pound Cubs in Manuel's return

Aug. 14, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hittin' season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return Wednesday night. Manuel was back in red...

Trevor Bauer fans 11 in Reds home debut, beats Cubs 5-2

Aug. 9, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Bauer made quite a first impression in his new ballpark. The Reds are looking for a lot more in their final push to get back into the race. Bauer fanned 11 batters in his Reds home debut Friday night, and Aristides Aquino homered again as Yasiel Puig's replacement, leading...

Rizzo celebrates, Cubs beat Reds 12-5 for biggest lead

Aug. 8, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo's 30th birthday celebration had a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy. Rizzo had a pair of hits on his big day, Nicholas Castellanos added to his Chicago surge with a pair of homers and the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 12-5 on Thursday night for their biggest NL...

Darvish, Heyward help Cubs sweep Brewers with 7-2 win

Aug. 4, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After a frustrating start with the Chicago Cubs, Yu Darvish is starting to live up to his big free-agent contract. Darvish pitched five effective innings, Jason Heyward drove in three runs and the Cubs beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Sunday to sweep their weekend series. Heyward...

Hamels sharp in return, Almora and Cubs beat Brewers 4-1

Aug. 3, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Back from a five-week stay on the injured list, Cole Hamels looked as sharp as ever. Hamels pitched five shutout innings, Albert Almora Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Saturday. Out since June 28 because of a strained left oblique, the...

Goldschmidt hits 7th homer in 8 games, Cards beat Cubs 2-1

Jul. 31, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt is so hot at the plate, not even Yu Darvish can slow him down. Goldschmidt homered for the seventh time in eight games, a go-ahead drive off Darvish in the sixth inning that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Tuesday night and back into sole...